Child Safety Seat Ease of Use Ratings

 

Are All Seats Safe?
All car seats rated by NHTSA meet Federal Safety Standards & strict crash performance standards. While all rated seats are safe, they do differ in their ease of use in four basic catagories:

 

Evaluation of Instructions

Vehicle Installation Features

Evaluation of Labels

Securing the Child

 

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Kiddy WorldPlus (FF)

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameKiddy WorldPlus (FF)
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date51100WP079  /  Jan 18, 2012
Harness TypeLap Shield
Weight  /  Height22lb - 40lb / up to 43"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
No additional sizing information is given on the labels. Labels were peeling when the rated restraint was removed from the box.
Evaluation of Instructions 2 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the restraint is installed in this mode. Additional sizing information is given in text only in the manual. The tether is not labeled in the illustrations depicting acceptable modes of installation. The warning that the rear seat is the safest place for children is located within text and is not prominently displayed separate from other warnings. The warning that indicates that the rear seat is the safest place for children is not illustrated clearly in the owner's manual. The section describing vehicle seat belt types is incomplete and may be missing important information. Heights and/or weights in the manual and on the seat do not match.
Securing the Child 3 stars
There are no pictures on the labels to describe how to convert this restraint to this mode of use. Multiple actions are required to convert the seat to this mode of use; these must be followed in the manual. Hand tools are required to remove or adjust the shield.
Installation Features 5 stars
LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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